Crime

  Former MPD officer expected to appear in court for felony charges of misconduct

A former MPD officer was expected to appear in court Monday for felony charges of misconduct, however, his court date after been continued to November 23.

Suspect charged in Dyer County shooting death remains at large, TBI says

MPD: Woman found dead overnight at Memphis hotel

MPD: 1 injured in South Memphis shooting

  MPD investigating deadly pedestrian crash at Parkway Village intersection

MPD reports shooting in South Memphis

1 shot, injured in North Memphis shooting

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Memphis murder suspect arrested in Kansas City

  2 arrested after leading deputies on foot pursuit, chase on I-40

Man identified after deadly shooting in Bolivar, Tenn. overnight

  MPD: Man shot, killed in Parkway Village overnight

  Trial date for Billy Ray Turner, man accused of killing Lorenzen Wright, postponed for the third time

Research shows murder, aggravated assault rates up in Memphis

MPD: Woman robbed at gunpoint while jogging on the Greenline

A Memphis man has been arrested after police said he robbed a woman at gunpoint on the Greenline.

  Protesters charged for inciting riot during Attorney General William Barr’s visit to Memphis

A local demonstrator is facing multiple charges after officers said he broke multiple laws while protesting Attorney General William Barr’s visit to Memphis.

MPD: Suspect arrested after late night shooting in Memphis

An arrest has been made after a man was shot late Wednesday night.

MPD: Woman critically injured after shooting near Orange Mound

A woman is recovering after a shooting was reported near Orange Mound.

  Memphis man convicted alongside Alice Marie Johnson reconnects with family after being granted clemency

  Children among 7 victims injured in Memphis shootings in the last 24 hours

President Trump grants clemency to Memphis man convicted alongside Alice Marie Johnson

  2 students caught with weapons at Corinth Middle School

MPD: 7 shootings reported within 24 hours across Memphis

  2 children injured after 4 shootings reported overnight in Memphis

  U.S. Attorney General in Memphis to give update on Operation LeGend

The U.S. Attorney General William Barr plans to visit Memphis Wednesday to give an update on a recently launched law enforcement initiative called Operation LeGend.

  MPD: Child shot in Whitehaven early Wednesday morning

Officers with the Memphis Police Department are searching for a suspect after a child was shot overnight.

  Alleged DUI driver faces misdemeanor charges after pedestrian killed in crash

An accused DUI driver has been released on misdemeanor charges after a crash that killed another pedestrian over the weekend.

  MPD looking for suspect in fatal shooting on Lamar Ave.

Police are asking for your help to identify a homicide suspect.

  MPD director ‘alarmed’ at the type of guns on city streets

Memphis Police Director Michael Rallings says guns on the streets of Memphis are a major reason the city has seen a record number of homicides this year.

Suspect wanted in deadly Tunica apartment shooting

The Tunica County Sheriff’s Office is searching for the suspect(s) they believe could be responsible for shooting and killing a man last week.

Millington Police Dept. warns of suspect acting as law enforcement, scamming residents for money

The Millington Police Department took to Facebook Tuesday advising residents of a scam.

Deputies searching for stolen fire truck and equipment in DeSoto Co.

Officials in DeSoto County are searching a fire truck and equipment that was recently stolen.

  Police: Suspect in double shooting outside Memphis warehouse fired days earlier for waving handgun at work

Christon Triplett, 19, is now charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder, using a firearm during commission of a dangerous felony, tampering with or fabricating evidence and criminal trespassing.

Former Hardeman Co. correctional officer sentenced for distributing meth

Officials with the U.S. Department of Justice sentenced a former Hardeman County correctional officer to five years for distributing narcotics in the Whiteville Correctional Facility.

  TBI: 2-year-old girl found safe after Amber Alert issued from Sullivan County

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued an Amber Alert for a missing 2-year-old girl from Sullivan County.

  Desoto County deputies searching for truck stolen from fire department

DeSoto County deputies are searching for a truck that was stolen from a small volunteer fire department.

  2 Shelby County deputies indicted on theft charges

Two Shelby County deputies have been relieved of duty without pay after being indicted.

  Suspect spends nearly 7 hours in church before allegedly stealing speakers, church van

A bold burglar spent the night inside a Memphis Baptist church, helped himself to food in the fridge, rifled through everything and made off with a $1,000 worth of speakers in a church van!

  Suspects steal 3 high-end vehicles from valet station at Memphis restaurant

Memphis police are looking for three high-end rides stolen from outside a high-end Memphis restaurant. The thieves were able to steal the keys from the valet station.

  Vanished Quitman County couple still missing after a year, signs point to foul play

On October 10, 2019, April Jones and Will Polk disappeared into the thin air of Quitman County. A year later, there is still no progress on their case. Yet.

  Teen indicted for murder of off-duty Memphis firefighter

On Aug. 16 31-year-old Courtney Anderson was found shot to death in the parking lot of Hillcrest Apartments near Raines Road and Elvis Presley Boulevard.

  Suspect detained in connection to shooting at southeast Memphis factory

When officers arrived they found two male victims shot in the parking lot of Barret Distribution Center, both were taken to Regional One Hospital.

  Arkansas man faces capital murder charge in shooting death of 8-year-old boy

A 23-year-old Arkansas man is facing capital murder charges regarding the shooting death of an 8-year-old boy over the weekend.

  2 shot in parking lot of South Memphis warehouse, suspect on the run

Memphis police are on the scene of a critical double shooting at the Barrett Distribution Center parking lot in southeast Memphis.

  Pandemic delays trial for Tennessee inmate accused of killing prison administrator

Curtis Watson is accused of escaping the West Tennessee State Penitentiary in August 2019 after raping and killing Debra Johnson at her home on prison grounds.

3 indicted in alleged $1.1 million COVID-19 relief fraud

Three suspects associated with Better Days Tax Service have been charged for $1.1 million in fraudulently obtained COVID-19 related economic injury disaster loans.

  8-year-old boy shot and killed in Arkansas; mother says she is heartbroken

Police in Arkansas are investigating after an 8-year-old boy was shot and killed Saturday night.

  8-year-old Helena-West boy shot and killed, according to police

An 8-year-old boy was shot and killed Saturday night, according to Helena-West Helena Police.

Man flashes McDonald’s drive-thru workers, films reaction

A Memphis man was arrested for flashing McDonald’s drive-thru workers early Sunday at 12:30 a.m.

Juvenile held in connection to shooting death of Hardeman County teen

A teenager was arrested in connection with the shooting death of another juvenile early Saturday morning by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Bolivar Police Department.

  Woman catches burglar in home, fights back

It might not be a good idea to fight a crook at your house, especially if he’s six inches taller. But one Memphis woman fought back so hard without the use of a gun, the suspect was begging and crying to be let go.

Probation and parole officer arrested in drug case

A state probation officer and his wife were arrested after agents with the West Tennessee Drug Task Force (WTDTF) found a felonious amount of marijuana, electronic scales, baggies, and other paraphernalia in the officer’s home late Thursday.

Investigators: Surveillance footage catches man taking gun from scene of fatal shooting

A Memphis man is sitting in the county jail after investigators say he took a gun from the scene of a fatal shooting.

  Police looking for men who posed as fake bounty hunters

Memphis Police want to catch two guys investigators are calling “Fake Fugitive Agents” who were shot at as they tried to kick in the door of a Hickory Hill apartment. And it was all caught on doorbell video.

  Little girl accidentally shoots and kills her dad

A tragic incident took place Wednesday night showcasing just how dangerous it is to have weapons near children.

MFD investigating arson at Whitehaven residence

The Memphis Fire Department responded to a call at the 4600 block of Sugar Creek Road Wednesday at 7:23 p.m. Upon arrival, firefighters reported visible smoke from the one-story wood-frame home.

Police searching for men posing as fugitive agents in apartment shooting

Memphis Police Department is searching for two men who were reportedly posing as fugitive agents.

MPD investigating double shooting leaving 1 dead

Memphis police are investigating a double shooting that happened in two different locations Thursday morning.

MPD: 1 dead following shooting in South Memphis

Memphis police are reporting a man has died after being shot in South Memphis.

Man charged for setting fire at Memphis home

A 20-year-old man has been charged for setting a residential fire in a Memphis neighborhood.

1 arrested, charged with aggravated arson after house fire in Whitehaven

Memphis Fire Department responded to a vacant residential fire in the 1600 block of Buxton Avenue on Tuesday at 5:35 p.m.

  Gun crimes increase during COVID-19

In Memphis, nearly 65 percent of the crimes reported are gun crimes. It’s a record-breaking year for homicides in the Bluff City, but a new report by the University of Memphis shows more alarming figures on other gun crimes.

Marshals arrest man in August shooting at CiCi’s Pizza

U.S. Marshals have arrested an 18-year-old in connection with a shooting that occurred at CiCi’s Pizza in August.

Gunman indicted in death of fellow shooter

A South Memphis man was indicted Tuesday on second-degree murder and additional felony charges related to the shooting death of a friend while they fired guns into several apartments near East Trigg and Mississippi Boulevard, according to Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich.

Man charged with murder for allegedly setting girlfriend on fire

A Marshall County man has been charged after intentionally setting his girlfriend on fire, resulting in her death, according to the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office.

1 dead, 1 critical after double shooting in Memphis

Police responded to the scene on Barron Avenue east of Lamar where officers found two people shot.

$1.5 bond set for Ark. man charged with first-degree murder in grocery store shooting

A man is behind bars after shooting and killing a woman at Helena-West Helena grocery store over the weekend.

Man indicted in murders of 19-year-old girlfriend, unborn child

A 21-year-old man has been indicted in the murders of his 19-year-old girlfriend and her unborn child during a South Memphis shooting over the summer.

MPD: 1 dead in shooting at residence in Parkway Village

Memphis police are on the scene of a shooting at a residence in the Parkway Village area.

  Caught on camera: Suspect steals patio furniture from Bartlett restaurant

A man is accused of stealing patio furniture from a Bartlett restaurant and it was all caught on camera!

  1 in critical condition, hospitalized after shooting in South Memphis

Memphis police are investigating a shooting that sent one man to the hospital Tuesday night.

  Semi-truck driver fires shots at KFC over wrong order, police say

After the cashier gave the man his money back, police say he pulled off and fired shots into the business.

  3 arrested, 1 wanted in Oxford armed robbery

Oxford police arrested three people and are searching for a fourth involved in an armed robbery early Tuesday morning.

3 wanted for questioning in aggravated assault investigation

Memphis Police Department has released images of men wanted for questioning in connection to an aggravated assault case.

  Woman arrested, charged in deadly domestic violence shooting

A Memphis woman is being charged with second-degree murder after fatally shooting her boyfriend during a domestic violence dispute.

  1 dead, 1 detained in Binghampton shooting

Officers responded to the scene on Eva Street near Hollywood and Summer.

  Police ask for help finding driver who killed woman in hit-and-run

Police are still asking for help finding the driver who hit and killed a woman who stopped to pick up her phone.

  15-year-old killed in Cordova shooting, suspect charged with murder

Memphis police say a 15-year-old boy is dead after a shooting in a Cordova neighborhood.

  TBI: Suspect dies following officer-involved shooting in McNairy County

Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are investigating a deadly officer-involved shooting in McNairy County on Highway 45.

  Shelby County corrections officer charged with shooting at house following altercation

A Shelby County corrections officer is facing charges for allegedly firing shots at a house with a dozen people inside.

  Interstate shootings continue in Memphis despite Tennessee Highway Patrol’s increased presence

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says they have more troopers on Memphis roads but these shootings are nearly impossible to prevent.

  Memphis man charged with attempted first-degree murder

A Memphis man is behind bars and facing an attempted murder charge in connection to a weekend shooting investigation.